distinguish between real image and virtual image

Asked by rusuishika | 7th Oct, 2020, 08:32: PM

Expert Answer:

Real image

Virtual image

It can be obtained on a screen.

It cannot be obtained on a screen.

The rays of light after reflection meet at a point.

The rays of light after reflection appear to meet at a point.

It is always inverted.

It is always erect but laterally inverted.

It is formed on the same side of the mirror as the object.

It is always formed on the back side of the mirror.

Example: Image formed on the photographic film of the camera.

Example: Image formed by a plane mirror.

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 7th Oct, 2020, 11:17: PM